Culture

An article “A ‘Real Man’s Ring’: Gender and the Invention Tradition” by Vicki Howard (2003) published in the Journal of Social History defined the role of gender stereotypes, their development and changes in forming consumer culture through describing the invention and adoption of double ring …

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The Great African culture is the result of the influences of the African kingdoms and city states which thrived and prospered between 1200 and 1500 CE. In addition to this, the forces of cultural diffusion as well as trade had influenced and changed these African …

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Organizational culture refers to the the shared values and norms together with the  expectations that guide the way people approach their work and the way they interact to one another. Most a times, people are influenced by the kind of environment that surround them, and …

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This is an interview on allegedly loss of dignity experienced by a family which has undergone social change because of material culture (technology). The advancement of technical know-how nowadays has resulted to various constructive and destructive consequences. In this particular case, the sociological family problem …

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Edward P. Warner said, “The modern airplane is the product of a program of research, development and refinement in detail that no other structure or mechanism has ever matched. The results have been so remarkable that there is always danger of forgetting that these extraordinary …

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This article emphasized the necessity of learning the culture, norms and language that media uses in order to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between the media publisher (i.e. newspaper organizations) and another institution requiring publicity specifically academic institutions. Mass media plays a significant role in …

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Advertising, through the ages has evolved to be a very powerful tool that can shape identities and personalities of consumers regardless of age, culture or sex. Advertising has, one way or another shaped my identity and personality. I also have to admit that because of …

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Society as a collective entity could easily influenced an individual but in the same manner the society could also be shaped by people. This is exemplified through the idea of cultutral resistance which is a political activity that enables individual to create or change political …

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To the modern married woman, nothing assures her of success in her career more that the support she receives from her husband in the pursuit of her career goals. While this kind of support is not always assured, the freedom to pursue her goals without …

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