By: Elizabeth M Young
From coffee cups to team uniforms; from gift wrapping to "wife beater" tee shirts; the biohazard symbol is becoming one of the new symbolic expressions of pop culture. The visual power and mathematical beauty of the biohazard symbol combines with the current fascination with apocalyptic...
By: Elizabeth M Young
When the public is given images of lawbreakers versus victims, the standard stock photos of a huge, dark, badly dressed person is juxtaposed against a victim who is helpless, light and generally female. There is also a cultural and racial bias that is astounding. Blond...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Laws are the mechanisms that enable the use of a government's coercive authority to restrict or to control activity that is deemed to be against the norms and values of a community or to protect the public safety, stability, and property. Laws are codified definitions...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sexuality is not an entity that exists in isolation from a host of other essential aspects of life. Sexuality is only one part of the human reproductive process that begins with physical attraction or arranged relationships. The sex act, gestation, pregnancy, childbirth, and child rearing...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Like any other symbols, tattoos are permanent installations of symbols onto the human skin that can represent the most horrific of social disasters, a love interest, a prison affiliation, a gang affiliation, an identity, or a mental illness. Tattooing has been practiced since neolithic times...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Currently, unions are attempting to make inroads into companies that either do not have or which have little union activity and representation. One mechanism that the major unions are attempting to implement through legislation called "The Employee Free Choice Act". This act involves the "card...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Because of their complexity, these games are difficult to describe succinctly. They are a hybrid of war games, educational simulation games, and folie a deux" -Gary Fine In the process of playing full immersion role games, the elements of fantasy and nonsense replace the realities...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Culture is the environment and practice of striving for excellence, refinement and formalization of social or group expression, education, art, and symbolic expression and behavior. Values are the group or social expression of that which is right and wrong, good and bad, acceptable or unacceptable...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The concept and practice of insuring mankind's property and operations against the certain and uncertain damage that can happen is an ancient one. The earliest evidence of insurance programs lie in Babylonia, where merchants established contracts with their investors to forgive any loans if their...
Theories about how society influences behavior
By: John Tyler - 381773
It would be hard to find a person when asked if they attribute their development as a political, personal, moral, and religious individual to the society they live in. It seems all too common that people seek to rebel and repress mainstream culture as a...

 

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