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On one level, we may consider the shift from agrarian to industrial society a simple substitution of one form of economic behavior for another, hanging up the hat of the farmer to put on the hat of the factory worker. But there was in fact a substantial shift in nearly everything about daily life for those generations caught up in the transition from rural to urban worlds. . . . .

The term 'potential' broadly means something existing but not yet fully exploited. Thus, it symbolizes the sum total of qualitative and quantitative values on which the degree and extent of exploitability of the region for the purpose of tourism depends. It

Is difficult to explain the 'potential' in numerical terms as it involves many factors in the context of tourism.

Tourism . . . .

The House of Mirth is set in New York high society in the 1920s, where the affluent have little more to do than to criticize and gossip about one another. Their conversations with each other are filled with snappy comments and sugarcoated insults. Despite their wealth, their setting, an environment filled with insecurities and constant arguments, taints the characters.

The main . . . .

The Impact of Technology on the Environment

We do not tread lightly on the earth, we children of this high-tech age. All of our machines, which we have designed to help us live longer and more enjoyable - and more carefree - lives have damaged the world we live in, in some cases to the extent that the very good life that we have tried to engineer into being is itself in danger. We have . . . .

INTRODUCTION

There is a kind of dysfunctional behavior that strikes 1 out of 40 or 50 adults and 1 out of 100 children or 2-3% of any population. It can begin at any age, although most commonly in adolescence or early adulthood - from ages 6 to 15 in boys and between 20 and 30 in women—according to the National Institute for Mental Health. This behavioral affliction is, therefore, more . . . .

Social workers are not in great demand in the United States because of rapidly emerging job opportunities that require the services of someone with educational degrees and experience in social work. It is widely believed that professional social workers are now the most highly paid individuals in the field of public service.

This paper presents an in-depth study of the emerging field of . . . .

Consumerism: The Fallacy of the American Dream

The American Dream is really money." Jill Robinson, an American novelist, cuts to the chase when she pinpoints the materialist nature of the American Dream. Usually cloaked with images of a leisurely retirement, the American Dream is fundamentally a struggle to keep up with the Joneses and to reassure our children that they will not have to . . . .

Abusive Relationships: The Cinderella Effect in Myth and Reality

One of the most popular fairy tales is that of Cinderella. The story of Cinderella tells the story of a young woman whom is absorbed into a new, reconstructed stepfamily after her own mother has died. Her father has married another woman, a widow with two children from a previous relationship. After the wedding, Cinderella . . . .

Because I Could Not Stop For Death By Emily Dickinson

Analysis of Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson

The Poem Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson is both morose and whimsical. Making light of the speed at which people live their lives Dickinson thanks Death for think of taking the time to stop and pick her up by the side of the road. The . . . .

International Marketing

The Future Automotive Market Analysis in Europe and North America

Driving in Europe and in the United States has a lot of different things. For the different shape of geographical condition, available funding and different approaches in policies, there would be differences in the type of vehicle people choose, or the type of public transportation the . . . .

This paper presents a model framework for the counseling of people. The writer presents a model that incorporates several types of theoretical therapies that can be used to address the problems and issues of the patients. There were ten sources used to complete this paper.

Introduction

Therapy has been used for many years to help people overcome problems, stresses and issues. . . . .

Abstract

Where art is the lifeblood of a culture and the most entertaining form of expression, paintings are the key to the discipline of art. With the advancement of paintings, their techniques and the shifting trend all combines to determine the direction of a nation's culture. Like all other fields, history has witnessed revolutionary amendments in the field of art specifically in . . . .

With current advances in science and technology, creationism vs. evolution has become a bone of contention in the evolution of religion. Atheists demand tangible evidence. Theists counter with Intelligent Design. (Barrow and Tipler, 1986) Theists use indirect methods to insist on God's existence—whenever any sign of the latest scientific theory falls flat.

There are parallels to the . . . .

Julius Caesar has remained one of the most poignant stories about a power struggle in the English language. It is precisely because personality cults have consistently eroded institutions of public office that this play will always remain relevant. The play illustrates not only that a popular yet unorthodox leader may sweep away democratic and free institutions, but that killing such a leader . . . .

The average American, unless he is below the poverty line and collecting government subsidies, self-identifies as being middle class. I can recount the time when I was about 11 years old that a comparatively wealthy friend of mine had a birthday party and invited everyone over to his 18-room house. The house was so large that it even included a hidden room that could only be accessed through . . . .

VACATIONSPOT.COM AND RENT-A-HOLIDAY: NEGOTIATING A TRANS-ATLANTIC MERGER OF START-UPS IN THE NEW ECONOMY

I. INTRODUCTION

Whenever two companies merge, there are a multitude of issues involved. First, there are financial issues, i.e., will the deal be all cash, cash and loans, or cash and stock, etc. Next, there are personnel issues, i.e., who will be in charge of the new company . . . .

Social, Economic and Political Results from Railroad Development in the United States

Introduction:

In the span of about fifty years in the middle of the 19th Century, the United States changed from a vast country separated by wide, empty spaces to a country connected by railroads. In the process, the railroads affected the social and economic development of the country and had . . . .

Poetry

Fred D'Aguiar's surreal poems like "Mama Dot" and "Air Hall Iconography" stir up imagery of the African homeland and convey a sense of detachment from the modern world. This detachment is not apathetic, but rather, D'Aguiar poignantly portrays the plight of colonized Africans. The poet chooses to focus on the archetypal African matriarch in "Mama Dot." Like a creation story, Fred . . . .

Video Games and their Effect on Children

Introduction

Video Games were first introduced in the 1970s and rapidly caught on as a major leisure activity especially among children within a decade. Children these days spend more time watching TV or playing video games than any other activity save sleeping. Since video games are a relatively recent phenomenon research about its . . . .

Living With Cerebral Palsy

This paper shows how a young adult living with cerebral palsy functions in the world today and provides a transition plan for either college or work after high school. There are sixteen references used for this paper.

Introduction

People living with cerebral palsy face many challenges, however, with the right resources, they can become productive . . . .

A Case for Homosexual Marriage

The argument of this essay is that: "Homosexual marriage does not pose a threat to me or my manhood therefore I am for it." Although I am heterosexual, I know what it means to long for union with another human being. I will choose a woman for my partner, but if another man desires to choose one of his own sex, there is no harm for me in his choice. In fact . . . .

EMMA WOODHOUSE AND FRANK CHURCHILL

Jane Austen in her novel, 'Emma', has created two very identical characters namely the heroine of the novel, Emma and the man she becomes infatuated with, Frank Churchill. Both the characters bear many similarities with regard to their disposition, attributes and social standing. The passages that introduce the two characters reveal that they both grew . . . .

Computers are an Underutilized Resource for High School Physical Education Teachers

Abstract

Computers have become an integral part of the high school learning environment, beginning in the early 1990s. They provide a vast variety of resources to help enhance student education through presentation of material in a variety of media and act as an enhancement to teacher lessons. . . . .

Adults with Learning Disabilities

Problem Statement

Definitions and Issues

It has been estimated (Adult with Learning Disabilities)1 that 50-80% of the students in Adult Basic Education and literacy programs are affected by learning disabilities (LD). Unfortunately, there has been little research on adults who have learning disabilities, leaving literacy practitioners with . . . .

Capitalism and Culture

The works of Smith, Marx, Freud and Wolf center around the history of capitalism and its meanings as it has emerged from the west: first from western Europe and subsequently from the United States of America. However, this is not the only light in which world economy might be seen. There are various economic systems that are viable in various cultures. These will . . . .

Introduction

The mystery of autism has long eluded people in the medical and education profession. Millions of people around the world suffer from the disorder and seek treatment for it each year. Since the discovery of the disorder a plethora of research has been conducted but there is still very little that is known about the origins of autism or effective treatments to combat the . . . .

5 Essays on the greater meanings of popular entertainment venues

Essay 1

Family obligations are often at the heart of individual drive and guilt. They can drive a person to succeed and they can drive a person to do things that go against their very nature. In the film Alice Adams, the play Buried Child and the television series Everybody Loves Raymond the concepts of family . . . .

Working conditions have continued to change and evolve for the American worker over the last ten years. To no one's surprise, the types of work that Americans are doing as compared to ten years ago have significantly changed. Along with changing job descriptions, work environments have changes as have rates of compensation, hours worked, and the worker culture.

The communication sector . . . .

THE ROLES OF PHYSICAL, CULTURAL & VERNACULAR

LANDSCAPES IN HUMAN DIMENSIONS RESEARCH

As an extension of the sciences of geography and physical morphology, human dimensions research explores various concepts associated with human fairness, risk, biodiversity and sustainability and provides methods to measure public satisfaction and identify different communities of interest, . . . .

Leisure may be the Death of Europe

Economics

Time to Kill

In his article, Time to Kill - Europe and the Politics of Leisure, Steven Muller examines the efforts of Europe to reconstitute itself in the aftermath of the Cold War. By analyzing such factors as economics, politics, social functions, labor and unemployment, the author concludes that, in contrast to the prevailing . . . .

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