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  • Horace Hayden Accomplishments

    States. The award is given to people who make an influential contribution to American society. One person who shows these expectations is Horace Hayden. Horace Hayden, born on October 13, 1769, was one of the first, most successful people in dentistry (Pierre Fauchard Academy). He discovered many ideas, theories, and concepts that are still useful today for many dentists, hygienist, and assistants. Horace Hayden is an excellent candidate and should receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.…

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  • The Feminine Mystique By Pierre Bourdieu: An Analysis

    Symbolic capitalism is a theory developed by French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. According, to Bourdeiu each individual occupies a position they are not only defined by one class. There is cultural capital (cultural codes), economic capital (money) social capital (networks) these capitals are transformed into symbolic capitalism. It is resources accessible to an individual, which are honor, prestige and reputation. Symbolic capital is how a person is judged by their community. Additionally,…

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  • Maternal Grandmother Interview Analysis

    In this paper I decided to interview my maternal Grandmother, Eva Hausner. Eva was born in 1933 in Budapest, Hungary. She was an only child that used to live in downtown Pest, right by the Danube in a two-story apartment. Eva told me that her father owned the jewelry store that had been part of his family for the past 3 generations. Eva remembers that there used to be 4 employees under her father, they managed the store when he was not around, we can infer by using Marx’s beliefs that Eva’s…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Left Handed Commencement Address

    Award-winning author and feminist Ursula K. Le Guin delivered a rhetorically complex speech to the Mills College graduating class of 1983, comprised almost entirely of women. Her speech came at a challenging time for women, as second-wave feminism began to dissolve into a myriad of disagreeing factions. The title of the speech, the “Left-Handed Commencement Address,” is a reference to her book The Left Hand of Darkness, which follows an androgynous race of space aliens. This foreshadows the…

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  • Gender Roles In Persepolis

    Persepolis is the picturesque diary of Marjane Satrapi, author of this book highlighting the details in the life of an Iranian. In the beginning of her story, a revolution is happening as the Iranians overthrow the emperor, however a war breaks out between Iraq and Iran following these events. In Iran, social differences between men, women and children appear to be affected by a war that was going on during Marji’s childhood. During this time, many people died so her parents force her to leave…

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  • Dancehall Queen Analysis

    Dancehall Queen, a film that follows the life of a woman named Marcia, tells the story of how she achieves upper mobility from a street vendor to defeating the reigning dancehall queen. Many aspects of this film pertained to the lectures and readings we discussed in class. In my opinion, the movie does a great job of covering all the concepts we covered in class that relate to the British Caribbean lifestyle which consist of; Beauty as a cultural construct for upper mobility, popular culture,…

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  • Bourdieu Theory Of Capital Essay

    Exam 1: Bourdieu’s Theory of Capital Bourdieu’s studies resulted in three theories of capital: social, cultural, and symbolic. He also intensely discussed Habitus. Social capital is the value that comes from social networks that allow people to achieve things they couldn 't on their own. Some examples of this is sharing information and resources, providing assistance, and establishing trust. Personally, an example of this is a social group I am a part of. It is a group of about fifty moms who…

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  • The Importance Of Race As A Construct Of Society

    I found it intriguing in chapter four that many historians believe that race has not always been a construct of society (Allen 70). That racial awareness was introduced when the Europeans found the Indians and thought they were inferior because of their language, skin, and technology (70). Personally, I have always thought racism had been around since the time man began living on earth, but the historian’s theory makes sense as many people could not travel the world, and therefore not get to…

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  • Social Inequalities

    Frequently people living in the United States choose to believe that we are no longer a state that has social classes among us. When the few social classes are recognized, people regularly oversee the inequalities that go along with them. Nonetheless, social class has generally been and remains to be a main judge for a number of social inequalities. These inequalities are related to work, education, and health care they receive. Even though many enhancements have been made regarding social…

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  • Importance Of Symbolic Capital In Education

    Symbolic capital is gained when a child has been socialised at home to suit the tastes and preferences of those who are middle class, symbolic capital is the basis of status and recognition from the school are all deemed to possess worth and value. This gains respect for those who gain capital as they are seen as better and of higher social status than those who lack these qualities. Schools tend to devalue the tastes and preferences of the working class pupils as they are seen as worthless and…

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