Friday, 29 October 2010

Resistance Through Rituals: Youth Subcultures

Editors: Stuart Hall; Tony Jefferson
At a time when youth culture had been widely publicised, but few people understood its significance as one of the most striking and visible manifestations of social and political change, these papers redressed the balance. Looking in detail at the wide range of post-war youth subcultures, from teds, mods and skinheads to black Rastafarians, Resistance through Ritualsconsiders how youth culture reflects and reacts to cultural change.


Does the Way We Dress Impact How We Are Caterogized In Society

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Nonverbal Communication and Its Importance

Communication is the basis of our society, even if we are speaking about verbal or nonverbal communication. The relationships that we develop and build depend on the way we communicate: at home, with our family and with our friends, at work with our colleagues. The beauty of our life depends on the way we communicate and on the relationships we develop.
Few people know that nonverbal communication is much more important than words and that we cannot transmit everything we want to say if we are using only words. There are some other things which are much more important in a conversation, such as our body language, our hand gestures, our tone, our facial gestures, our personal grooming, the way that we dress. All these play a much more important role in a conversation.
So, if we want to communicate in a very efficient way, we have to develop our nonverbal communication skills very well! Nonverbal communication helps us transmit the right information...

Professor Examines the Complex Evolution of Human Morality

Although the question of what makes humans different from other animals doesn't have a single obvious answer, one seemingly conspicuous human trait is morality. Darwin, in his book The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, published in 1871, singled out "the moral sense or conscience" as by far the most important difference between humans and other animals.