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  • Georg Simmel

    Georg Simmel

    Notes on Georg Simmel These notes on Georg Simmel were prepared for Sociology 250, Introduction to Social Theory, in Fall, 1995. The notes provide an overview and some examples of Simmel's approach to the study of society. Sections 2 and 3 of these notes are the parts most applicable to the discussion of interaction and community in Sociology 304. ________________________________________ 1. Introduction. While Simmel is generally not regarded as being as influential in sociology as

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    Submitted: June 14, 2010 By: Janna
  • Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Simmel: The Individual & Society

    Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Simmel: The Individual & Society

    Each of the four classical theorists Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Simmel had different theories of the relationship between society and the individual. It is the objective of this paper to critically evaluate the sociological approaches of each theory to come to a better understanding of how each theorist perceived such a relationship and what it means for the nature of social reality. Karl Marx noted that society was highly stratified in that most of the

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Steve
  • George Washington Could Not Afford to End Slavery

    George Washington Could Not Afford to End Slavery

    In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that George Washington's personal economic short-comings, forefront in the setting of conflicting political agendas and the nation's revolutionary climate, prevented this founding father from actively

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • George Meade

    George Meade

    Do you know who was the general for the Second Battle of Bull Run? Everyone knows what the Second Battle of Bull Run is but who was the general? Some people even know that the North won that battle. Most people do not know that General George Meade defeated General Lee at that battle. General George Mead accomplished much during wartime. General George Meade had many accomplishments during wartime. First of all, he defeated General

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Silas Marner Written by George Elliot

    Silas Marner Written by George Elliot

    In the book Silas Marner, written by George Elliot, many important themes are presented. It deals with things such as greed, prejudice, superstition, love, isolation and others. All the characters have different traits and all fit in to these themes. Prejudice is the most prevalent theme, in this book. All of the people in Ravelo were extremely prejudice against outsiders. Here are three characters that were victims of prejudice. First, there's Slilas Marner, an old

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • George Mason

    George Mason

    There were three principal meetings that led to the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, and only two Virginians attended all three. The meetings were the Mount Vernon Conference of 1785, the Annapolis Convention of 1786 and the Philadelphia Convention in 1787. James Madison was one attendee, and he is well known as the Father of the Constitution and our fourth President. George Mason was the other, yet his name does not

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • George Washington - Founding Father?

    George Washington - Founding Father?

    George Washington became President in 1789 and since then has been regarded as America's "Founding Father"(10). This grand and hero-like status is said to have "began gravitating to Washington six months before the Declaration of Independence, when one Levi Allen addressed him in a letter as ‘our political Father.'"(10). The preservation of Washington's role as a national hero has been allowed by authors and the media omitting his many flaws as if they had either

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • George McClellan

    George McClellan

    George B. McClellan came from a well-to-do family. His father was a Doctor, which accounts for George's good education. Also his mother and father where christians serving the Lord, which accounts for his concern for his fellow man. His grandfather was a revolutionary war general, which may account for his going into the military. Since George had concern for his fellow man he was careful while moving his army, the Potomac, to new places. He

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells English author and political philososopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal School of Science in London, to which he won a scholarship. He worked as a draper's apprentice, bookkeeper, tutor, and journalist until 1895, when he became a full- time writer.

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver, most referred to the "Peanut Man" was born into slavery around 1864 in Diamond, Missouri. His birth date is not known for sure because birth records were not properly kept by the slave owners. As a child, he was very sick and no one ever thought that he would grow to be one of the most distinguished agriculturists in America. Unfortunately, George never got to know his parents. His father was

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • George Bush

    George Bush

    George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States. Formerly the 46th Governor of the State of Texas, President Bush has earned a reputation as a compassionate conservative who shapes policy based on the principles of limited government, personal responsibility, strong families and local control. President Bush was born July 6, 1946, and grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas. He received a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a Master of Business

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Max
  • George Mikan

    George Mikan

    George Lawrence Mikan was born on June 18, 1924, in Joliet, Illinois. He was of Croatian and Lithuanian Decent. George's height peaked at 6 feet 10 inches and he weighed 245 pounds. His family consisted of his mother Minnie, father Joseph, and two brothers Joe and Ed. All three boys worked in the family restaurant following school each day. At a young age George's passion was the piano and he wanted to someday be a

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732, George Washington was the eldest son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along the Potomac River. His early education included the study of such subjects as mathematics, surveying, the classics, and "rules of civility." His father died in 1743, and soon thereafter

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    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • George Washington

    George Washington

    Born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1732. George Washington of six children of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington. At the age of 16, he lived there and at other plantations along the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers, including the river later to be known as Mount Vernon. His education was simple, as surveying, mathematics, and "rules of civility." After he lost his father in 1743 at the age of

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    Submitted: April 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • 1984 by George Orwell

    1984 by George Orwell

    1984 by George Orwell Summary: The book is set in a fictive future in the year 1984. The world is split into three totalitarian super-states: Oceania (North and South-America, Britain and Ireland, Australia and South-Africa), Eurasia (Europe and Russia) and Eastasia (China).These three super-states are constantly at war with each other, regularly forming different alliances. Each one of the super-states is too powerful and strong to be defeated by an alliance of the two other

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Racial Profiling: Individual Prejudice or Organizational Protocol?

    Racial Profiling: Individual Prejudice or Organizational Protocol?

    Racial Profiling: Individual Prejudice or Organizational Protocol? Kelly Baymiller March 26, 2005 Racial profiling is generally defined as discrimination put into action based on a stereotype. No one is excluded from the potential to experience some form of racial profiling, regardless of one’s race, gender, or religion. Racial profiling has existed in various forms since slavery. During the reconstruction of the South, the first sense of racial profiling began with “Black Codes”. “Black Codes”

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Victor
  • George McKenna

    George McKenna

    George McKenna Who would want to be principle of a predominately black gang ridden South Los Angeles High School? George McKenna did; he is a courageous, young black man who wants to change this school into a proud educational institution. McKenna was a very intelligent man, he worked very hard in pursuing what was right, and above all he wants to make a difference in the community. How do you go about changing a school

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jack
  • Sir Donald George Bradman

    Sir Donald George Bradman

    Sir Donald George Bradman AC (27 August 1908—25 February 2001), often called The Don, was an Australian cricketer, administrator and writer on the game, generally acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.[1] He is one of Australia's most popular sporting heroes, and one of the most respected past players in other cricketing nations.[2] His career Test batting average of 99.94 is by some measures the greatest statistical performance in any major sport.[3][4] The story

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: David
  • Individual and Social Processes

    Individual and Social Processes

    Individual and Social Processes In the book Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman, the central thesis that he tries to point out is that emotional intelligence may be more important than I.Q. in determining a person’s well being and success in life. At first I didn’t know what Goleman was talking about when he said emotional intelligence, but after reading the book I have to say that I agree completely with Goleman. One reason for my

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Anna
  • George Grant: Technology, Liberalism and Nietzsche

    George Grant: Technology, Liberalism and Nietzsche

    George Parkin Grant is one of the most perspicacious thinkers Canada has ever produced. Grant’s language is prima facie deceptively simple if compared with thinkers like Harold Innis or Marshall McLuhan. As I began to delve further, however, I discovered that beneath the almost poetic simplicity lay an elaborate, deeply profound system of thought, a multivalent commentary on the western experience. I should add at this point that much of the criticism of Grant, directed

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Managing Individual Performance

    Managing Individual Performance

    Running Head: MANAGING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE MANAGING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE Troy Hutcherson July 18, 2005 Professor Carlos Campos Abstract A team leader is faced with many responsibilities, from the beginning to the end, of everyday operations that occur within organizations. An individual’s personality plays an important role to the success of the team. Personality is also important to take into consideration how the team’s dynamics may formulate once the team is working together. Will the various

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Diversity and Demography’s Impact on Individual Behaviors

    Diversity and Demography’s Impact on Individual Behaviors

    Diversity and demography are increasingly important issues in today's workplace. Diversity is the "presence of individual human characteristics that make people different from one another" and demography is the "background characteristics that help shape what a person becomes" (Schermerhon, Hunt, & Osborn, 2005). By using demography, managers can learn how to handle the needs or concerns of people of different genders, ethnicities, etc (Schermerhon, et al., 2005). As both issues become more prominent in the

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Individual Scenario Paper

    Individual Scenario Paper

    Individual Scenario 1 Individual Scenario Paper University of Phoenix: MBA 500 Individual Scenario 2 Abstract A young PHD graduate from MIT was hired by Mr. Polston to support the Graphics and Clinical testing software for one of the most profitable departments within the company. This employee refused to support a specific software package that was needed to support this highly important division. His reasoning was due to the fact that he believed this software to

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: regina
  • George Washington Carver

    George Washington Carver

    Many people are destined to do great things. George Washington Carver is a black man that made his destiny come true. George Carver was born into slavery Newton County, Marion Township near Diamond Grove Missouri. His mother was brought from William P. McGinnis to Moses Carver. On down the line George, his mother, and his sister was kidnapped by Confederate Knight Rider and was sold in Arkansas. When they were kidnapped, Moses Carver sent

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Emerson's Individualism

    Emerson's Individualism

    Lev Ginsburg Debate Essays Emerson's Individualism Emerson's "transcendentalism" is essentially a romantic individualism, a philosophy of life for a new people who had overthrown their colonial governors and set about conquering a new continent, in hopes of establishing new and unique views. Though Emerson is not a traditional philosopher, the tendency of his thought is toward inward reflection in which soul and intuition, or inspiration, are fundamental. The new American needed less criticism and a

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Victor

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