Analysis Of Paying For The Party

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In Paying for the Party, Armstrong and Hamilton developed a theoretical framework, namely “college pathway,” to depict and interpret the differences of the college women’s campus experiences. Pathways are ways that constitute as instituted tracks that lead the individuals to go in certain directions. In the study, the authors use this term to describe, on the one hand, the administration relies on students to help resolve its own operational problems (gaining academic prestige (inter)nationally, responding to social expectations of upward mobility, or cuts to financial aids for school,) through the continuous distribution of resources(including energy, time and money sent to a certain advertisements of academic programs, internship opportunities, …show more content…
For example, the acquiescence from school allows Greek system to carry out ranking process of housing choosing. Thus the socially oriented students are gathered and more likely to exchange information about party-style femininity and refuse to befriend with those lack of the know-how to perform this femininity (a sing inferring having valuable social connections to upper-class people). The isolated, mostly from a lower socioeconomic background, feel depressed and lonely, and affect their academic performance, then their whole experiences of college life. In short, institutional regulations, together with the expectations and class-based oriented choices of students, weave the students’ living experiences in college embody by interpersonal …show more content…
There are 300 student organizations in NTU, and the most visible to me is student association. The association has power and financial support from both government and students to negotiate with NTU. On March 18th, 2014, student revolution against Free Trade Act (Cross-Straits Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement) with China started, and the members of student association successfully persuade several departments officially stop courses and encourage students to go to the street. This made me one of the proponents sitting in front of the congress since I did not have to worry about the academic performance. Holding NTU’s three traditional events (just like Greek system holding homecomings in MU), their emphasis on academic work is clear. For instance, one of the events “NTU Azalea Festival: The Department and Student Club Expo” distributes better field with the airconditioner in the new gym for student organizations focusing on majors, while for common visitors, the most attracting part of the festival is the booths for sports, dancing, or music clubs. As a result, it is more common to join at least one department group than none, and within the group, peers (and friends) of mine share information on courses, study together, and attend or hold activities related to academic

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