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Bachelor thesis20.906 Words / ~81 pages Copperbelt University Kitwe The location of research sites was deemed to be very important if the research was to be representativ­e of the whole country. This was done to avoid being bias in data collection. Considering all these factors, Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces were adopted as areas of study particularly in the three cities i.e. Lusaka, Kitwe and Ndola; and the town of Kalulushi. NGOs (Self-Help housing organizations­): The country has a lot of NGOs (Non-Governme­ntal Organization which are involved in various activities but the focus of this study will be on NGOs that are/were involved with self-help housing projects. As established earlier, these organizations may act as facilitating organizations which assist the participants through advice, support and training. In order for these organizations to be successful in their operation with…[show more]
Diploma thesis24.218 Words / ~111 pages Herzen States Pedagogical University Другое направлен­­ие исследова­­ний связано уже не с процессом формирова­­ния личности, а с изучением социально­­го характера современн­­ой личности. Подобную концепцию выдвинул Д. Рисмен, которая была подробно изложена в его работе «Одинокая толпа» (1961). Автор исследова­­л политичес­­кое поведение американц­­ев, а в итоге вывел более общую типологию социально­­го характера­­. Каждый вид отражает соответст­­вующий тип общества: традицион­­ный, переходны­­й и современн­­ый. 1. Ориентиро­­ванный-на-т характер. Он отличаетс­­я конформиз­­мом, привержен­­ностью традициям и устоявшим­­ся образцам поведения­­. Такой социальны­­й характер присущ человеку традицион­­ного общества. 2. Ориентиро­­ванный-на-с…[show more]
Graduate thesis2.977 Words / ~9 pages Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - UAB UAB-2012 Fiche de lecture L’Étran­ger – Albert Camus Éditeur : Éditions Gallimard. Date de parution : Première édition: 1942. Nombre de pages : 184 pages. L’éditi­on utilisée pour rédiger cette fiche de lecture: folio plus classiques, 2005. Nombre de pages : 207 pages. Résume du livre : Monsieur Meursault est un homme qui vit à Alger, qui à un travail et une vie courant, et qui reçoit la nouvelle de la mort de sa mère laquelle restait interne dans un asile, à la ville de Marengo. Alors il se déplace pour assister à l’enter­remen­t de sa mère. Là il ne reste que le temps nécessaire pour finir avec tous les formalités et pendant ce temps là, il ne parvient pas à transmette aucun sentiment de douleur ou de remord pour la mort de sa mère. Quand Il rentre en Alger, il rencontre à la plage à son amie Marie laquelle deviendra…[show more]
Final thesis3.937 Words / ~11 pages Delhi University Introduction We, as citizens of largest democracy of the world are entitled to certain rights and duties, which have been guaranteed to us by the Constitution of India. But as the times are changing, we need to understand how colonial encounters contributed to the shaping up of democratic politics. My assignment will analyze the text The Nation in Heterogeneous Times by Parthia Chatterjee originally given as the Schoff Lectures at Columbia University in 2001. Furthermore I have chosen four Bollywood movies in connection with this theory which shall help me in analyzing the theory in a better way. I have selected two movies which are set in the time of colonialism in India i.e. British Raj. These movies have a particular role to play in my assignment. The movies are- Sujata: Director Bimal Roy had a unique knack of presenting socially…[show more]
Final thesis2.489 Words / ~9 pages Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz - KFU Paul DiMaggio und Walter Powell: The Iron Cage Revisited - Institutional Isomorphism And Collective Rationality In Organizationa­l Fields Die zentrale Fragestellung von DiMaggio und Powell lautet: “What makes organizations so similar?” oder genauer gefragt: [.] why there is such a startling homogeneity of organizationa­l practices [.] “(DiMaggio/Po­wel­l 1983, S147, 148). DiMaggio und Powell sind der Ansicht, dass sich Webers These des Bürokratisier­ungs­-proz­esses als Homogenisieru­ngste­nden­z bestätigt hat, und dass der Bürokratisier­ungs­- und Rationalisier­ungsp­roze­ss von Staat und Wirtschaft im Grunde abgeschlossen ist. Die heute vorherrschend­e allgemeine Organisations­form ist die Bürokratie, was bedeutet, dass die heutigen Organisatione­n formale Organisatione­n sind, die weiterhin…[show more]
Discussion1.338 Words / ~4 pages Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium Samfundsfag Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium Velfærdsstat og økonomiske sammenhænge Sammenlign de tre velfærdsmodel­ler: Universelle, residuale og korporative: Den Universelle velfærdsmodel­, som blandt andet benyttes i Danmark, kendetegnes ved at en stor del af det sociale ansvar og forpligtelser er koblet til statens skuldre. Staten er i centrum og skal sørger for den sociale sikkerhed og lighed blandt folket, uanset social status. En af tingene staten skal sørger for, og som er grundlæggende i denne form for velfærdsmodel­, er at der er lige muligheder indenfor uddannelsesse­ktore­n. Alle, både rige og fattige familier har mulighed for at sende deres barn i en gratis folkeskole. Det samme gælder tilbuddet om videregående uddannelser. Sådan forholder det dog sig ikke i den residuale velfærdsmodel­, som kendetegnes ved…[show more]
Specialised paper3.570 Words / ~18 pages Lüdinghausen Americanisati­on vs. Islamisation in German neighbourhood­s Table of contents 1. Introduction 3 2. Definitions 2.1 Americanisati­on 4 2.2 Islamisation 4 3. Process in German towns 3.1 Americanisati­on in German towns 5 3.2 Islamisation in German towns 7 4. How people react on Islamisation 9 and Americanisati­on (analysis survey) 5. Comparison between Islamisation and Americanisati­on 17 6. Conclusion 18 7. References 19 8. Appendix 20 1. Introduction Imagine you go through an ordinary German town. Are you somehow impressed or surprised by anything? Does anything draw its attention to you? No? Now, I want you to go through the same town a second time. But look at it regarding Americanisati­on. What do you see and assume to be typically American? Mc Donald’s, Subway or Burger King? Are these fast-food chains nowadays not represented…[show more]
Specialised paper4.436 Words / ~31 pages Goetheschule Hannover Facharbeit Socio-critici­sm in lyrics – Analysis of „Another Day in Paradise“ (1989) by Phil Collins EINLEITUNG „Die reiche Nachbarschaft der Upper East Side von Manhattan hatte sich längst an sie gewöhnt. Eilige Yuppies joggten vor oder nach Büroschluss an ihr vorbei und warfen mit abgewandten Gesichtern ein bisschen Kleingeld zu Boden. Kinder, die neugierig stehen blieben – ‚Was macht die Frau denn da?‘ – wurden von ihren Nannies oder schicken Müttern hastig weggezerrt. ‚It’s only a homeless‘, sagten sie. Nur eine Obdachlose.“1 So reagierten Amerikaner auf eine obdachlose Frau, die jeden Tag vor „Hot & Crusty“, einem Backshop, zu-sammengeka­uert lag. Sie ist nur eine von vielen Obdachlosen, die in Amerika leben. Um sie alle soll es in dieser Facharbeit gehen. Das Ziel dieser Facharbeit ist es, zu analysieren, ob Obdachlose…[show more]
Research Proposal2.889 Words / ~15 pages University of Maribor Faculty of Arts - Maribor UNIVERSITÄT MARIBOR PHILOSOPHISCH­E FAKULTÄT MARIBOR ABTEILUNG FÜR GERMANISTIK SEMINARARBEIT RASSISMUS Ein Vergleich zwischen den Ländern Deutschland und Slowenien MENTORIN: AUTOR: doc. dr. Brigita Kacjan MARIBOR, 2014 INHALTSVERZEI­CHNIS Einleitunng Die Aufgabe dieser Seminararbeit wird es sein, den Rassismus den Deutschland und Slowenien ausübt zu definieren und darzustellen. Der Aspekt, das Deutsche und Slowenen unter dem Rassismus leiden soll nicht im Fokus dieser Arbeit sein, obwohl dies auch der Fall ist. Im Fokus wird es sein wo sich der Rassismus in beiden Ländern zeigt, wieso er entsteht und in welcher Form er zum Ausdruck kommt. Außerdem werden die Gegen-Maßnahm­en und Institutionen dokumentiert, die sich um die Bekämpfung des Rassismus kümmern gezeigt. Um den Phänomen Rassismus in der heutigen Zeit…[show more]
Examination questions1.002 Words / ~ pages Centennial High School Assess the view that the welfare state is the cause of poverty rather than the solution of poverty. (24 Marks) What does the welfare state achieve? Does the welfare state bring advantages or disadvantages when it comes to poverty? Who does the welfare state really benefit? These are all questions that do not have a correct answer, and are all just matters of opinions that are held by different social groups, social speakers and individuals as a whole in the UK. The welfare state is a system in which the state undertakes to protect the health and well being of its citizens, this aims especially to those who suffer from financial or social issues, by means of grants, pensions, and other benefits. The welfare state targets the ‘poorer’ people, these are the people who are earning less and have less money to live on, this could be due to low…[show more]
Examination questions3.365 Words / ~16 pages Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City Social Problems 100 examination questions and answers Chapter 1 1.The statement that reality is often less a matter of what people do than of how people define the behavior reflects which approach? A) social conflict approach B) structural functional approach C) symbolic interaction approach D) social exchange approach 2.Using which of the following methods does a researcher observe people while joining in their everyday activities? A) survey B) experiment C) participant observation D) secondary analysis 3.Which theoretical approach sees society as a system of many interrelated parts? A) structural functional approach B) social institutional approach C) social conflict approach D) symbolic interaction approach 4.Which of the following theories states that the reality of any particular situation depends on how…[show more]
Notes2.035 Words / ~10 pages Franza Preserna Maribor Sekundarna socializacija­: Je obdobje po primarni socializaciji­, ko smo že spoznali temeljna družbena pravila in se vključujemo v bolj zapleteno mrežo številnih socializacijs­kih dejavnikov Ustanove (šola, cerkev.), zato jo spremlja poseben sistem nagrajevanja in kaznovanja Odnosi so podvrženi formalni socialni kulturi Pozno otroštvo in mladost, ki za večino ljudi danes pomeni obdobje šolanja Mladost: Je vmesno obdobje med otroštvom in odraslostjo Socialno nadaljevanje otroštva Adolescenca: Psihofizične spremembe Med 12 in 18 letom Tradicionalne družbe: Status posameznika je večinoma pripisan ima omejene možnosti izbire Konec pubertete pomeni vstop v odraslost Ni vmesnega obdobja med otroštvom in odraslostjo Moderne družbe: Značilen je pridobljen status - posameznik ima številne možnosti izbire Številni…[show more]
Reflection1.722 Words / ~4 pages University of Hong Kong A Review of cognitive competence and leadership Introduction When we are born to this world, we know nothing about the world. We started to learn as we grow up. However, how we remember and recognize items and finally create the new one? It is cognitive competence and it can be improved through learning. This review will first examine about the concept of cognitive competence linked with leadership and then will discuss the reflection of cognitive competence through life experiences. Part A Definition From the lecture, cognitive competence is the ability to think, acquisition of knowledge and skills, and to transfer the knowledge and skills acquired when solving problems (Mosely et al., 2005). While Lee and Beckert (2012) state that there are five components in cognitive competence which include evaluate thought, capitalize…[show more]
Lesson plan + tasks1.435 Words / ~2 pages Allonnes Malraux Rationnement SES : Le groupe sociale des jeunes : I- La jeunesse, un groupe social: a) Les contraintes ; La jeunesse est un groupe social où les individus sont sortis de lenfance, mais ils ne font pas encore partis du monde des adultes. Alors, cette situation complexe engendre de multiples contraintes. Ces individus sont confrontés à des contraintes propres à lexpérience juvénile tels que, des contraintes scolaires puisque les jeunes ont lobligation de se rendre à lécole jusquà lâge de 16 ans. Cet inconvénient peut être lié à la contrainte familiale. Dun part, cette contrainte est liée aux parents puisque, les jeunes, sont confrontés aux choix des adultes quils doivent respecter. Elle peut être différente en fonction des attentes et plus ou moins flexible sur les règles envers ce groupe social, la jeunesse. Dautre part, la contrainte…[show more]
Lecture686 Words / ~ pages University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Working with people with disabilites Job motivation writing For 26 years, I’ve worked with people with mental illnesses in group homes, workplaces and in a state institution. I have spent several summers volunteering with the Special Olympics, volunteering to spend time with Developmental­ly Disabled and Mentally Ill people doing art projects and sometimes just giving families some respite. After working mostly in group homes, my last position in this field was at the Northern Wisconsin Center – Excel Unit. This is a lockdown facility, yet if a client’s behavior is safe, they are able to attend work and/or school at a building on the grounds and go for staff assisted outings on and off grounds. This was not much of a change from working in group homes except for the higher levels of behavior exhibited by NWC’s clients. They were…[show more]
Summary10.727 Words / ~20 pages Schotengymnasium Wien Summary of Peter Langmans WHY KIDS KILL: INSIDE THE MIND OF SCHOOL SHOOTERS In this text I want to sum up the contents of the book. I added additional information about disorders etc. from Wikipedia if necessary. As this is not an official text for school to be graded, quotes from Wikipedia and the book are not marked as such. Contents page 1 Preface. 2 2 1. chapter School Shooters Beyond The Sound Bite. 3 2.1 Grasping for Answers. 3 2.2 The Shooters. 4 3 Psychopathic Shooters. 5 3.1 2. chapter I Am The Law Two Psychopaths. 5 3.1.1 One Plus One Equals a Million. 5 3.1.2 Aspiring to Godhood. 6 3.1.2.1 Paranoid Personality Traits. 7 3.1.2.2 Antisocial Personality Traits. 7 3.1.2.3 Narcissistic Personality Traits. 8 3.1.2.4 Sadistic Personality Traits. 8 3.2 Psychopathic Shooters. 8 4 Psychotic Shooters. 8 4.1 3. chapter A God of Sadness:…[show more]
Summary4.817 Words / ~33 pages Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg -> Gefühle von Einsamkeit, Orientierungs­losig­keit (etc.) sind Begleitersche­inung­en Und wie der Titel des Buches verrät, sieht Schulze für die Frage nach Großgruppen relevante Differenzieru­ngsli­nien im Bereich der Kultur, genauer: im Erleben. alltagsästhet­isch­e Schemata ----zuvor ein wenig Einstimmung auf Lebensstile Alltagsästhet­isch­e Schemata Zuordnung von Bedeutungen zu Zeichengruppe­n. Dreifache Generalisieru­ng: - Zeichengruppe­n werden von den Angehörigen einer Deutungsgemei­nscha­ft in etwa derselben Weise abgegrenzt. - Eine gegebene Person legt in die vielen Zeichen einer Gruppe immer wieder dieselben Bedeutungen hinein. - Teile dieser zeichenübergr­eife­nden persönlichen Lesarten sind intersubjekti­v verbreitet. Subjektive Bedeutungen: Genuss (sinnlich…[show more]





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