By: Elizabeth M Young
Organizational behavior, organization, and activity has been a major area of study for psychologists, economists, and sociologists for over a century, with a growth in interest and concentration in the past fifty years. Beginning with classifications of the types of organizations, study of the ways...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Jazz is a form of expression that is purely American, particularly African American in origin. It is a form of musical expression that is more sophisticated than the folk tunes and blues tunes that preceded it, since many jazz musicians were formally trained musicians before...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The idea of normal behavior, normal belief, and normal ways of conducting oneself through life, comes from several sources. For individuals, a regular and dependable set of experiences with cause and effect can lead to behavior that is geared toward actions which lead to positive...
The relationship between cultural values and cultural norms
By: Elizabeth M Young
We take showers, put on clothes, fix our hair, and floss and brush our teeth before we go out into public. We also take showers with a wild range and variety of choices in products, wear clothes of differing style and quality, fix our hair...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Hard coded and intractable racism in the United States comes from several institutional sources: Religions that foment beliefs about the comparative superiority of one race over another; communities, companies, clubs and organizations that have historically maintained racist structures and social construct; and schools in...
By: Megan Stoddard
Behavior considered deviant today may be socially acceptable after another generation or two, and normal within another generation after that. This has certainly been true over the course of the twentieth century, and may be no less true in the twenty-first. At the turn...
How has social acceptance affected "rap"
By: Elizabeth M Young
When a new or alternative musical genre develops, it develops in the "underground" segment of our culture. The American musical underground thrives in small venues and with small, but loyal fan bases. If the genre is viable, it becomes popular enough for recording and for...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"All hate groups have beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics." -Southern Poverty Law Center A quantitative look at organized groups that practice racism indicates that over 900 such groups are active in every...
The relationship between economics and crime
By: KArBill
Depending on your religious persuasion, poverty has been with us since the Old Testament with the ejection of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden to struggle and toil in the soil to survive and with the first recorded crime (biblically) when Cain murdered...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Manufacturing in the United States has been battered and beaten by a host of volatile and heavy factors.While some manufacturing was "urbanizing" due to opportunities presented by military base closures where the base was close to an urban center, other manufacturing processes were moved...

 

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