By: Elizabeth M Young
By their very nature, the social sciences are the product of logic, rationality and reason in the study of the individual and/or the group. When logic and rationality break down, are abandoned, or are manipulated to gain the desired outcomes, the integrity, success, and reliability...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Men do not obey him [the charismatic ruler] by virtue of tradition or statute, but because they believe in him." -Max Weber in "Politics As A Vocation". Of all of the aspects of leadership, charisma is the least understood and the most overlooked, with...
Why only children are the most independent children of any birth order typology
By: Kristin Urbauer
Scientists, doctors, psychologists and parents have long compared children and their birth order, trying to sort out the differences that arise due to birth order. Though many varying opinions exist on this topic, few have reached any hard conclusions. Of course, this is in part...
The most famous archaeological digs
By: Colleen Mart
Probably the most well known archaeological dig in the world would be the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. In the first decade of the 1900s, an American business man named Theodore M. Davis found a...
By: Suzanne Rose
Is there a relationship between family size and attitude toward abortion? It depends on the family. There could be factors that would cause someone to have a large or small family that would also influence the attitudes for abortion. The following is a discussion of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
A degree in Sociology is not an instant sentence to spending a lifetime as a college professor or working for non profits. Whatever endeavor an individual winds up in as a career, there are so many elements of a core education in sociology, philosophy, logic...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Even though many graduates in Anthropology find themselves in other fields of work, it is a natural process to view the workplace as a collection of humans who come together to meet a collective goal and who have a sense of community. There is the...
What is cultivation theory in reference to the media?
By: Sangeeta Deogawanka
Cultivation Theory is one of the most interesting social theories to have explored the impact of media on society. Attributed to Professors George Gerbner and Larry Gross of the University of Pennsylvania, the cultivation theory historically examines the role of television in American society. It...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The art as well as the science of medical care has always involved the possibility of adapting care to fit the belief systems of the patient, group of patients, or category of patients. A geriatric primary care doctor is better served by understanding that elderly...
By: Elizabeth M Young
In non experimental social science, the subject cannot be studied under the holy grail of scientific experimentation: complete control over the conditions and completely random selection of test and control subjects. Very little of the quasi experimental technique and protocols can be used, either. The...

 

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