Download e-book for iPad: We Did What?! Offensive and Inappropriate Behavior in by Timothy Jay

By Timothy Jay

This provocative consultant profiles behaviors thought of surprising all through American historical past, revealing the level of adjusting social mores and cultural perceptions of acceptable behavior because the Colonial period.

• Identifies how social values have replaced in American history

• presents entire assurance of yank society from Colonial the USA to provide day

• finds the fascinating—and controversial—backstories in the back of a few of America's favourite brands

• Examines greater than a hundred and fifty issues on behaviors as soon as deemed "offensive" or "inappropriate," together with contraception, soiled dancing, obscene literature and track lyrics, pornography, and prostitution

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Download e-book for iPad: Amish Above The Law 2: Karma Farm by Lori Wood,Morgan Mills

By Lori Wood,Morgan Mills

That knock on the door replaced every little thing. even if we grew drained and weary, we by no means gave up. in the end, you will by no means understand if a brand new lifestyles and a vibrant destiny is simply round the nook except you retain going. partially of our real tale, karma got here in all varieties, reliable and undesirable. For either English and Amish. The local is not the similar anymore. it is higher. it truly is happier. it really is Home.

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Download e-book for kindle: Flucht oder Entfaltung: Exemplarische Fallanalysen zur by Markus Schüttler

By Markus Schüttler

Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Soziologie - Medien, Kunst, Musik, notice: 1, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am major (Gesellschaftswissenschaften), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Zwischen den Jahren 2006 bis 2007 trat die multimediale Berichterstattung über die Thematik von virtuellen Welten und hier ganz speziell über die Applikation moment existence, durch ihren prosperitären Anstieg der Mitgliederzahl, besonders in Deutschland, stark in das Zentrum des Interesses und hier ganz gezielt der Medien und Öffentlichkeit. Es ergab sich bei der Recherche der Thematik, dass noch keine nennenswerten soziologischen Studien zum Gegenstand moment existence vorlagen. Unter Berücksichtigung dieser Faktoren, lag es Nahe die virtuelle Welt moment existence, die in kürzester Zeit Millionen von Menschen in ihren Bann zog, um so ein „Zweites Leben“ zu simulieren, gezielt in Augenschein zu nehmen. Innerhalb kürzester Zeit entsprang mit Unterstützung der Medien und ihrer gezielten Berichterstattung eine artwork Goldgräberstimmung. Es wurden ungeahnte Möglichkeiten der modernen Kommunikation propagiert, der soziale Raum moment lifestyles soll eine weitere measurement von Kontakt- und Freizeitmöglichkeiten für Individuen bieten und final yet now not least, in einer Arbeitsgesellschaft die von Krisen gerüttelt ist, wurden neue Möglichkeiten der beruflichen Entwicklung, Qualifikation und des Gelderwerbs postuliert. Nach einiger Zeit der Euphorie und Ausbruchsstimmung besannen sich die Medien und gerieten über eine differenziertere, objektiv ausgerichtete Berichterstattung, auch auf die Fährte der negativen Begleiterscheinungen solch einer Anwendung. Immer öfter struggle in Bezug auf moment existence, aber auch anderer virtueller Welten, von Kriminalität, Kinderpornographie und weiteren strafrechtlichen Delikten zu lesen, die schon hier zeigen, in wie weit solch eine Anwendung in den realen gesellschaftlichen Prozess eingebunden ist. Der Anreiz für die Nutzer, wurde durch diese Berichterstattung aber keineswegs eingeschränkt. Dieser Anreiz bzw. die Faszination die den jeweiligen Nutzern von moment lifestyles zu Grunde lag, trat somit in den Fokus des Interesses und hier im speziellen, die Veränderung der lebenspraktischen Bedingungen der Nutzer solch einer Anwendung. Diese lebenspraktischen Bedingungen bilden das eigentliche Erkenntnisinteresse und sollen in dieser Arbeit Gegenstand der Untersuchung sein.

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Download PDF by Anke Spies: Schulsozialarbeit in der Bildungslandschaft: Möglichkeiten

By Anke Spies

Angesichts politisch getragener Forderungen nach Schulsozialarbeit zur Entschärfung der Bildungsbenachteiligungen von Armut betroffener Kinder stellt sich die Frage, wie weit diese Forderungen tatsächlich ihre fachlich-pädagogische Berechtigung haben? Oder ob hier möglicherweise auch ein Hoffnungsträger ins (pädagogische) Feld geführt wird, der den Blick von den bildungspolitisch zu verantwortenden Veränderungsbedarfen ablenkt und für etwas geradestehen muss, das keinesfalls mit den zur Verfügung stehenden Ressourcen und Rahmenbedingungen im Handlungsfeld geleistet werden kann?

Die Beiträge des Bandes basieren auf Daten und Befunden aus jüngeren qualitativen und quantitativen Erhebungen sowie den aktuellen Diskursen zu den Schwerpunkten Care, Biografie, Effekte, Schulformate, interdisziplinäre Kooperationen und leuchten bislang ungeklärte Aspekte des Handlungsfeldes aus.

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The Editors of LIFE's LIFE Remembering Kurt Cobain: The Icon at 50 PDF

By The Editors of LIFE

Celebrating the lifetime of essentially the most riveting, tragic rock stars ever. along with his breakout hit, “Smells Like youngster Spirit,” the Nirvana frontman turned an icon for a iteration. After his premature dying in 1994, Cobain, who might were 50 in 2017, lives on during the legacy of his paintings and tune. Highlights of this reissue of a vintage existence variation include:

  • Cobain in his iteration: not often visible pictures of the Seattle scene, and of all that was once grunge
  • Kurt and Courtney locate love: an intimate portrait in their rock-star romance
  • The making of Nevermind, the album that took Nirvana to the top
  • The 27 membership: Artists similar to Jimi Hendrix and Amy Winehouse, who died too younger at that very same age

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Download PDF by Patricia Ventura: Neoliberal Culture: Living with American Neoliberalism

By Patricia Ventura

Departing from the traditional realizing of neoliberalism as a collection of financial and political regulations favoring loose markets, Neoliberal tradition offers a framework for studying neoliberalism within the usa as a culture-or constitution of feeling- which shapes American daily life. The publication proposes 5 'components' because the keys to any learn of yankee neoliberal tradition: biopower, corporatocracy, globalization, the erosion of welfare-state society, and hyperlegality, those 5 parts allowing wealthy analyses of key artifacts of the neoliberal period, together with the Iraq warfare, Las Vegas, welfare reform, Walmart, and Oprah's publication membership. conscientiously geared up in accordance with its important topics and adopting a case research procedure to be able to permit for thorough, illustrated analyses, this publication is a crucial device for students and scholars of latest cultural reviews, pop culture, American stories, and sociology.

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Scheibli James's Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for PDF

By Scheibli James

Great motion picture prices for All Occasions

Best motion picture quotes: all of us do it. each day, without or with noticing, you quote video clips. Hit a seek engine and also you sort locate millions of lists of the easiest motion picture fees of all time. From Rhett Butler to Obi-Wan Kenobi, motion picture fees became a vital part of expression. in spite of the fact that, the motion picture prices that regularly appear on those “best of” lists hardly ever lend themselves to big moments in existence. Nor are they intended to supply own motivation. Open any commonplace motion picture quote record or booklet and you’re more likely to see “May the strength be with you,” or “I’ll have what she’s having.” Does that actually do whatever for us as readers trying to find suggestion, motivation, or just a stunning word to couple along with your personal phrases?

Best motion picture fees for all occasions: That’s the place I are available. I’ve scoured the motion picture global to trace down the main applicable, top motion picture rates for each get together. From weddings to pre-game pep talks, I’ve came upon the prices which are relocating, inspirational, or simply simple hilarious that do greater than simply remind of the flicks they got here from. those prices go beyond their tales and enhance your lifestyles.

• trying to rally your group ahead of the massive online game? do that quote from Capt. Malcom Reynolds from the science-fiction movie Serenity (2005): “You all obtained in this boat for various purposes, yet you all come to an identical position. So now i am asking extra of you than i've got prior to. probably all… So not more working. I target to misbehave.”

• desire a quote to cap off your completely funny marriage ceremony speech with a few actual, yet witty, sentiment? attempt a few knowledge from Juno… from Juno (2007):
“Look, for my part, the simplest factor you are able to do is use anyone who loves you for precisely what you're. sturdy temper, undesirable temper, gruesome, beautiful, good-looking, what have you ever. the suitable individual continues to be going to imagine the sunlight shines from your ass. That’s the type of individual that’s worthy sticking with.”

Movie rates for each Occasion offers hidden gemstones from quite a few movie genres. whether or not they be blockbuster megahits or forgotten indies, we’ve bought definitely the right quote for definitely the right occasion.

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Get Challenging Images of Women in the Media: Reinventing PDF

By Theresa Carilli,Jane Campbell

Challenging photographs of ladies and the Media: Reinventing Women’s Lives, edited via Theresa Carilli and Jane Campbell, collects fifteen articles addressing the prestige of ladies via an exam of depictions of ladies within the media. This in-depth examine exhibits how combined messages from the media clutter makes an attempt at breaking the “glass screen,” inflicting girls to consistently query their position in international tradition. With cake advertisements through nutrition ads, the media’s depiction of ladies is either complicated and contradictory. whereas an increasing number of girls have began to give a contribution to the media as revered anchors, speak exhibit hosts, and commentators, those portrayals are usually counteracted through song movies and fact tv exhibits equivalent to Jersey Shore. This assortment seeks to research those depictions and their results on ladies and tradition. The members to this anthology hail from such various destinations as Japan, Australia, Pakistan, India, China, Bulgaria, and the U.S.. With this worldwide concentration, Challenging photographs of girls within the Media scrutinizes problems with race, ethnicity, type, and sexuality via a learn of gendered media portrayals. via tough the established order of media photos, the individuals to this crucial quantity invite a discussion approximately women’s lives.

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Download PDF by Frank Hoffmann,Robert P Batchelor,Martin J Manning: Basketball in America: From the Playgrounds to Jordan's Game

By Frank Hoffmann,Robert P Batchelor,Martin J Manning

research the social and cultural impression of basketball on the US on the novice levels!

Basketball in the United States: From the Playgrounds to Jordan’s online game and past is a pioneering research of the heritage of basketball and its influence on pop culture from the Nineteen Seventies to at the present time. the recognition of basketball is indisputable, and the topic allows this type of huge variety of interpretations in pop culture. It cuts throughout monetary, racial, and social limitations, and its significant stars move over into different kinds of well known leisure greater than the other expert recreation. This e-book examines the total scope of contemporary basketball background, from the playgrounds, the place humans first study the basics, to the varsity degrees.

Basketball in the United States is a suite of essays that explores the intersection of basketball and pop culture in the US. The members are an eclectic mixture of writers, students, newshounds, former avid gamers, coaches, and activities fanatics who all proportion an timeless love for the sport of basketball. The authors study the game from a cross-cultural and ancient perspective—digging deep into the profound well known cultural impacts of basketball and exploring the scope and intensity of its impact. this is often the 1st booklet that examines the social and cultural impression of basketball on American society to bare how tightly it truly is woven into America’s cultural cloth. additionally incorporated are pictures and tables to augment your figuring out of the material.

Topics lined in Basketball in the USA include:

  • Elgin Baylor—the first “modern” basketball participant
  • Chocolate Thunder and brief Shorts: The NBA within the 1970s
  • Dr. J, fowl, Magic, Jordan, and the undesirable Boys: The NBA within the 1980s
  • The Jordan period: The NBA within the 1990s
  • LeBron James and the way forward for the NBA
  • the Nike model and pop culture
  • classes realized from mythical UNC trainer Dean Smith
  • specialist women’s basketball
  • and lots more and plenty extra!

Basketball in the US is a finished research that would entice somebody drawn to figuring out how the game has turn into a vital part of our nationwide tradition. it really is an insightful learn for activities fanatics in addition to for activities historians. moreover, this ebook can be utilized as a textbook in activities heritage or sociology of activities sessions. it is going to entertain and tell those that treasure basketball and the position it performs within the American cognizance. Make it a part of your assortment today!

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Download e-book for iPad: Transatlantic Scots by Celeste Ray,James Hunter,Margaret Bennett,Edward J.

By Celeste Ray,James Hunter,Margaret Bennett,Edward J. Cowan,Paul Basu,Andrew Hook,Grant Jarvie,Colin McArthur,John W. Sheets,Michael Vance,Jonathan Dembling

Examines the effect of the Scottish legacy on North American cultures and heritage.

During the previous 4 many years, growing to be curiosity in North americans' cultural and ancestral ties to Scotland has produced hundreds and hundreds of recent Scottish extended family and historical past societies.  good over three hundred Scottish Highland video games and gatherings every year happen around the U.S. and Canada. 

Transatlantic Scots is a multidisciplinary assortment that reviews the neighborhood association and sundry expressions of the Scottish historical past circulate within the Canadian Maritimes, the good Lakes, New England, and the yank South. From various views, gurus of their fields ponder the modeling of a Scottish identification that distances historical past celebrants from customary visions of whiteness. contemplating either hyphenated Scots who have fun centuries-old transmission of Scottish traditions and people for whom claiming or re-claiming a Scottish id is contemporary and voluntary, this ebook additionally examines how diaspora topics and Highland imagery again and again floor in local public celebrations and the way traditions are continuously reinvented during the accumulation of myths. The underlying theoretical message is that ethnicity and historical past continue to exist end result of the flexibility of heritage and tradition. 

This paintings is an enduring contribution to the learn of ethnicity and id, the renegotiation of heritage and cultural reminiscence into history, and the general public functionality and construction of tradition.

 

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