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  • Hegemonic Theories And Political Economy Theories
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    In "The Virtual Community", Chapter Ten: Disinformocracy, Howard Rheingold states in the very first sentence of chapter ten that virtual communities could help citizens revitalize democracy, or they could be luring us into an attractively packaged substitute for democratic discourse. Focusing on journalism and the public sphere, I'm going to apply theories used in our text book, and compare them with Rheingold's ideas. These theories include the hegemonic and political economy theories, democrat...
  • Balance And Equity Theory And Proximity
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    How To Get Married and Stay Married To The Perfect Mate!! This book will talk about the ways and theories of how to stay married one you are married. It will cover stuff like communication, similarity, physical attractiveness, similarity, balance and equity theory, and proximity. Communication is important in relationships. I will cover the aspects of non-verbal and verbal communications. In the book I will convey the differences in the way men and woman think and this will help give a better un...
  • Powerful Communication And Objectivism
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    Objectivism and Batailleist 'powerful communication'1. Fellini and textual theory " Sexuality is a legal fiction,' says Lacan; however, according to Hanfkopf [1], it is not so much sexuality that is a legal fiction, but rather the rubicon, and subsequent collapse, of sexuality. Foucault uses the term 'Batailleist 'powerful communication' to denote not narrative, but post narrative. Thus, the subject is interpolated into a textual theory that includes reality as a whole. The primary theme of the ...
  • Theory Known As Communism
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    Why did modern communism fail Is it because it did not fulfill its promises Well, what exactly was it promising In this essay, the reasons will be presented. Then we can decipher why communism did fall. Karl Marx came up with the theory known as communism. He viewed his theories and beliefs to be very promising for the working class people of the world. He had five basic theories. One, that throughout history, the workers have been exploited by the owners. Two, that the value of a product or ser...
  • Essenes To The Community At Qumran
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    Qumran, The Essenes and the Dead Sea Scrolls Preamble " The grass withers and the flowers fall but the word of our God stands forever" Isaiah 40.8"Mohammed Dib, a Bedouin shepherd of the T'Amireh tribe" (Keller, 1957,401) could not have known that he would be the person who, in 1947, would bring to bear the words of Isaiah 40.8 This shepherd boy had been clambering around the clefts and gullies of a rock face on Wadi Qumran, north of the Dead Sea hoping to find one of his lost lambs. Thinking th...
  • Final Cause Of A Persons Actions
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    The movie "Signs" by M. Night Shyamalan is an excellent movie that explains how reflections and occurrences of the past can influence your overall perceptions and views of the future. It takes place in a small farm town where everyone knows each other very well. A single father is forced to continue raising his two young children due to the tragic death of his wife who was involved in a fatal car accident. This causes him to resign from his preaching career and become a stay at home farmer due p...
  • Little Similar To Interaction Adaptation Theory
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    In interpersonal communication there are many theories that are similar yet different in many ways. The theories can be combined to describe people and how those people interact and communicate with each other. Many of these theories help explain how people in society form impressions of others, how they maintain these impressions, why people interact with certain people in society, and how people will use these impressions that they have formed later on in life. These theories also help people ...
  • Better Advocacy Of Knowledge To Public
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    'Contingency Theory of Accommodation and Advocacy' Contingency theory of accommodation / advocacy is a more realistic depiction of public relation strategies or models based on a continuum. The contingency theory represents the organizations possible stance on a wider range of publics than an individual one fostering rigid and exclusive categorization mostly found in a limited set communication models. Basically what the theory is getting at is opening the spectrum of the public to come to a mor...
  • 2 Human Relations 3 1
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    This is a selected listing of items related to Computer-MediatedCommunication, the Internet, and network information infrastructure and use. These items were on my qualifying exam reading list for the doctoral program in Communication and Rhetoric at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. I took these exams in September, 1993. The first sections describe what the articles and books are about. Following these sections is the full bibliography. Comments are welcome. This file's URL web Explaining Compu...
  • Horizontal Communication Activity In The Organization
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    I have found that the communication climate at the company I have worked for the last seven years is a combination of bureaucratic, human and system theories. As the company sets the control by establishing rationale rules that regulate the entire organization, written documents like organizational charts, corporate manuals, operating instructions, job descriptions and so on, establish the law of the land virtually for all organizational activities. This makes bureaucratic theory the most visibl...
  • Words Richards Meaning Of Meaning Theory
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    Verbal Messages and Myths Sapir Whorf hypothesis General Semantics The meaning of meaning [Activity] Q. What were the key components of Shannon & Weaver's information theory that were discussed last week Myths Communication is a panacea Communication improvement is not the magical answer to everything. Sometimes it is. But there are some situations where it isn't. For example, in a relationship where a woman is getting abused, ending the relationship is probably the best course of action. Trying...
  • Explanation Of The Event Observation
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    Instant Messenger Interaction Theory Explanation of name: Our theory measures the levels of user comfort ability and self-disclosure through non-verbal communication by the use of Instant Messenger (IM). Explanation of how theory was influenced by other theorists: McLuhan's Technological Determinism Explanation of how theory was influenced by non-theoretical sources: It came to our attention that communicating through IM allows people to disclose more personal information about themselves. Descr...
  • Domino Theory
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    The USA involved itself in the Vietnam War because they wrongly interpreted a nationalist civil war as an extension of the domino theory. The Americans had a strong belief that the war was being fought to spread communism around the world. The US gradually became more involved as the fear of communism spread, but involved themselves entirely in 1954 after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, Because of the mentality of the cold war, the fall of China to communism and the Korean War; they believed that i...
  • Communism And Darwinism
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    When Charles Darwin's Theory first arose, people were interested and amazed. Now that it has led to things like robber baron capitalism, justifying Nazism, racism, fascism, communism and countless things that have weakened our society, people have begun to wonder. These things have hurt our citizens and destroyed our countries. Communism is one that many can think of how it has badly effected our civilization. It is said that the founders of communism, Marx and Engels, were among the first to re...
  • Poor Believed Cholera
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    The disease known as Asiatic cholera first infiltrated Great Britain in 1831, with its arrival in Sunderland 1. From there, it broke out in epidemic proportions through 1832. Three more epidemics would follow the 1832 outbreak, 1848, 1854, and 1866. Cholera is defined as an acute infectious disease, originated in India, characterized by profuse vomiting, cramps, etc. 2 These epidemics killed numerous Brits and effected many more. Several reasons can be seen for the continued importation and spre...

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