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The Individual and the Social System

The Problems with Capitalism.

Michael Moore in his new film “Capitalism: A Love Story” is quick to point out that Capitalism in the United States has created a greedy upper class that feeds on the lower classes. I agree, that modern capitalism is based on acquiring wealth for the ones that head their respective corporations with little regard for their workers or the people they serve. It seems that if one is lucky enough to attain power, then he or she will stop at nothing to keep acquiring more wealth or power. Michael Moore suggests that perhaps we should try a more “socialistic” approach to solve our problems. His film cites several examples of “co-ops,” companies owned by the workers. He says that these “co-ops” are more successful at giving back to their workers because they are more “democratic” than regular corporations.

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The Dimensions of Socialization With Children

Some behavior is expected of us in all the settings into which we enter whilst we are expected to behave in certain other ways only in one specific position. There are patterns of behavior relating to such roles as that of a church sides man at morning service on Sunday that are played in only one setting. These will be called tertiary roles. In addition there is a large number of roles that are played in some, but not all settings. These secondary roles form a large and important part of what we learn whilst being socialized. Some examples will be mentioned very briefly here, though further consideration will be given to such secondary roles in later chapters.

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The Impact of Social Media Marketing on Tourism

Introduction

Lebanon’s area is ranked 170th in the world (CIA, 2014). It is smaller than the size of Connecticut, one of the smallest states in in America. Moreover, Lebanon is one of the few democratic countries in the Middle East region. Regarding its economy, Lebanon is a free market economy and has a very long tradition of laissez-faire economics. In addition to its coastal location on the Eastern Mediterranean coast, Lebanon is considered as the central ‘window’ of the Middle East to Europe, North Africa, and the rest of the world. Because of this, its economy has gone through some very prosperous times and was even once called the ‘Paris’ of the Middle East before the nation’s 15 year-long bloody civil war which ended in 1990.

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