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  • Sociological Analysis of the Presidential Election of 2012 from a Structural Functionalist Perspective and a Conflict Perspective.
    Sociological Analysis of the Presidential Election of 2012 from a Structural Functionalist Perspective and a Conflict Perspective. As the presidential election draws closer, we could vividly view our society from social conflict and structural functionalist perspectives. The democratic process help...
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  • Body Ritual of Nacirema
    In the essay “Body Ritual Among the Nacirema”, anthropologist Horace Miner depicts a group of people known as the “Nacirema”, but is referring to Americans, whose cultural beliefs are deeply rooted in the perspective that the human body is prune to sickness and disfiguration. Consequently, a...
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  • Nacirema - Body Ritual in Anthropology
    Anthropology Paper - Module 1 In 1956 a professor from the University of Michigan, Horace Miner, wrote an article in The American Anthropologist that has become a mainstay of learning for anthropology students. Miner published the article to show a fictional exotic society called “Body Ritual am...
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  • Body Ritual in Nacirema
    Body Ritual in Nacirema When I started reading Miner’s “Body Rituals among the Nacirema” I wasn’t really ‘reading’ it. By the end of the first page, it “hit me” and I had to start reading it over again. Realizing the essay was speaking of Americans gave me a whole different pers...
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  • Sociological Perspectives on Unemployment
    Sociologists study human society. Their studies include human behavior in many social contexts such as social interaction, social institutions and organization, social change and development (Abraham). Because of the broad spectrum of social circumstances that are studied, unemployment is an issue i...
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  • Sociological Perspectives
    AN ANALYSIS OF THE THREE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES This paper discusses three approaches that can be taken when studying Sociology. There are many subjects to be studied and discussed in the field of Sociology, and the approach chosen to study a particular subject is called a perspective. T...
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  • Sociological Imagination
    Q: What is a sociological imagination? How did Durkheim, Weber and Marx respectively demonstrate their sociological imagination? Mankind’s problem is that it doesn’t have the quality of mind to find or see the intricate connection between “man and society, biography and history, of self and...
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  • Critically Discuss Three Sociological Approaches to Explaining Crime
    Critically discuss three sociological approaches to explaining crime? One of the most predominant areas of study in sociology is in the explanation of crime and deviance in society. Criminal acts are those which violate established formal laws, whereas deviance refers to the breaking of social no...
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  • Compare and Contrast Any Two Sociological Theories and Briefly Evaluate Them.
    Compare and contrast any two sociological theories and briefly evaluate them. In the following essay I am going to compare and contrast the theories of marxism and functionalism, looking at the topics of the family and education. Functionalism has a macro-structural approach to society. It looks...
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  • The Role of Mass Media on Body Image and Eating Disorders
    3 Westernization: The Role of Mass Media on Body Image and Eating Disorders Ana R. Sepúlveda1 and María Calado2 1School of Psychology, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, 2Department of Psychiatry, Meixoeiro Hospital of Vigo, Vigo, Spain 1. Introduction This chapter aims to illustra...
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  • Sino-American Business Negotiations: a Cross-Cultural Perspective
          Sino-American Business Negotiations: A Cross-cultural Perspective   Contents   Abstract 3 内容摘要 5 Acknowledgements 6 Chapter I How Negotiations Work: An Overview 7 1.1 Concept of Negotiation 7 1.2 Major Elements of Negotiation 8 1.2.1 Interests 9 1.2.2 Power (Bar...
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  • Body Ritual Among the Nacirema- Anthropology
    Sandra Bullard November 27, 2011 Body Ritual Among the Nacirema Dr. Chan Body Ritual Among the Nacirema The Nacirema are a North American group living in the territory between the Canadian Cree, the Yaqui and Tarahumare of Mexico and the Carib and Arawak of the Antilles. According to the Naci...
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  • The Mutalation and Modification of the Body
    What is it that would cause someone to purposely stab themselves with needles and surgically getting things cut off and altered? Body mutilation, also know as body modification, is defined as deliberately altering the human body in either a permanent or semi permanent fashion for some reason other t...
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  • Partition of Lahore - the Greed Perspective
    Partition – The Greed Perspective History of the Lahore has seen hundreds of turns and twists, some of which changed its contour and brought new definitions to it. One such incident was the partition of the subcontinent, leading to the century’s biggest population transfer. Lahore being one o...
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  • Body Modification Part 1
    Intro. When he walks down the street, there are stares. When he walks into his church, there are scoffs. When he walks into his job, there are questions. The man has several body modifications; a bridge piercing, ¾ inch ears, and a small star tattoo under his left cheek. Does this deem a man danger...
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  • The Nacirema Tribe
    The Nacirema tribe has many strange rituals in regards to the cleanliness or beauty of the body. They believe the human body is ugly and debilitating. Everything they do is in response to that thought process. They spend a large portion of their day in rituals to cleanse their body. They go to m...
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  • Nacirema
    After reading the article “Body Ritual among the Nacirema”, I can’t help but notice blatantly obvious similarities between our culture and theirs. Their rituals, rites, and customs are bizarre in nature and seem to illustrate a nearly obsessive fascination with the human body. The main focus o...
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  • Dalit Consciousness and Its Perspective on the Basis of Prds History in Kerala
    Dalit Consciousness and its perspective on the basis of PRDS History in Kerala R. Prakash,Kerala The greatest spiritual upheaval that the world saw in the beginning of this century was staged in India, with the emergence of P.R.D.S. the defensive activities of ‘Keezhala People’...
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  • The Nacirema People
    Cultural Anthropology 28 September 2011 The Nacirema People: Sadistic Exploiters? It’s difficult to say whether or not a different culture, other than my own is politically correct in the ways they go about their daily lives, but after re...
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