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    In the chapter “Decoding Media and Social Position”, David Croteau and William Hoynes discuss the interpretation of mass media. They also try to explain the correlation that mass media has to social positions that individuals are given. According to them, it is no longer plausible to decode media based on the message given in its content. In modern society, it is now required for researchers to look at the multiple interpretations that are given with a certain example of mass media. The writers look to sociologist David Morley for answers as to where these multiple interpretations originate from. Morley used the television program “Nationwide” for his study on the decoding model of communication. By interviewing people of various backgrounds, he was able to deduce that meaning-making and social statuses were connected. However, he concluded that using social status alone is not able to decide how people interpret messages in mass media. Still, Morley’s study was used as a stepping stone to more studies concerning the interpretations of mass media. One of these studies was Women Watching Television by Andrea Press. In this study, Press interviewed working-class women and middle-class women, and she asked them questions that would give…

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    A given position (for example, the occupation of priest) may belong to many individuals. Social position influences social status.” (American Sociological association). Positions in society play a ginormous role in the way the society works. You have many different roles involved. You have your priest as they used as an example, there are teachers, law makers, law enforcers, and many others that are elements in the web of society. There are more than just occupational positions, there is a…

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    I want to start off by saying that the role of any position in our chapter is to serve the sisters and this is especially true for the social chair. If elected social chair, I will listen to what the sisters want. After reaching out to numerous sisters the main response I received was that we all want more functions with a vast variety of fraternities. To achieve this, I will reach out to more social chairs in fraternities and encourage them host functions with us. My goal would to have two…

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    represented twice in the film. Just like when her sister Pinky finds out the she has been sneaking out not to see boys, but to play in soccer games instead. She understands her sister so she helps her out by lying to their parents by saying that they are going to sleep over a cousins house when in reality Jess will be out playing a tournament out in Germany. Another example, is when Tony offers to marry Jess so that she could go off to the United States to keep on playing soccer. This shows…

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    growing up in communities with lower income or lower social status are prone to experience academic or self-perception complications. Building psychological resilience helps to offset the effects of their environment during critical times in their development. Researchers have looked at the relationship between resilience and social support. This study will evaluate methods of promoting psychological resilience and its effects on academic performance. The study will use a between subjects model…

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    Part l: Introduction When most people hear the name Steve Jobs, they immediately think of the company, Apple. Yet, not many people know what other statuses Jobs had attained throughout his lifetime. Jobs, after being kicked out of his own company, founded a separate hardware/software company, NeXT Inc., bought Pixar from George Lucas, and became the largest stockholder of Disney. However all of these accomplishments would not have been possible if Steve did not deviate from societal norms.…

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    more when there exists mutual cooperation among each other within a just society than they would if they were to only look after and provide for themselves. Assuming that a society’s moral standards are just, one can infer that the social collaboration within a community seeks to establish what is good (e.g. happiness, success) amongst ALL their members equally. This is typically accomplished through the creation and regulation of the basic structure of a society, which is subject to social…

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    the policies and laws, regarding the reserve lands; they had no power. This indicates that the indigenous people are not provided with positions of authority. Moreover, the Aboriginal people in Canada are not provided with enough income and wealth. This is due to low rates of educational attainment because of the extreme poverty that they suffer from; this whole poverty crisis is caused by the funding inequalities that they face. Lastly, the indigenous people are not provided with the social…

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    Analysis: Steve Jobs

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    the company would still be ran ultimately by the employees there. Although he will still be the leader of Apple, socialists will say that his salary will be proportionate to his inputs for the company. While Apple continues to mass-produce these products the citizens want, in a planned social economy, the government will overall decide how much these products are worth in recognition to their demand. This will all lead back to…

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    John Rawls in his book Justice as Fairness: A Restatement (2001) characterizes how idealized reasoners, reason in order to validate the two “principles of justice” (42) in a “basic structure” (10) leading to a “well-ordered society” (8). The idealized reasoners do some kind of calculation. With the “original position” (14) and the “veil of ignorance” (15) idealized reasoners can understand the “difference principle” (61). This is an important element of creating a well-ordered society. Mills…

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