Sample Paper on Corruption and Culture

Corruption and Culture

The Contemporary Jewish Studies of Marshall Sklare” (Lavender 1977).

In this article, the dependent variable are the Jewish values that have changed and adapted to the American values. The intervening variable is assimilation or pluralism that helps explain the relationship between Jewish and American values. Intermarriage between the American Jews and non-Jews is the moderator variable since, the Jews and non-Jews have socially interacted through intermarriage. This article is a critical review of Marshall Sklare’s works over the years. It is written in context of the American Society at state level.

Multinational Corporations and culture in Liberia” (Bonaparte, 1979).

Claims of Multinational Corporations having an influence on the Liberian culture have been nullified by this research study. The dependent variable is the Liberian culture while the independent variables are the Multinational corporations in Liberia. The study adopted a qualitative analysis approach through conducting interviews and focus groups. The author used a sample of 426 individuals, all from Liberia.

Doing Time” (Rothman, 1978)

This article is based on the author’s opinion, after many years in the criminal justice system. The dependent variable is public policy, while the independent variables are the myths and illusions held by the public. The moderator is the criminal justice system which brings causes people’s myths and illusions to affect public policy. The intervening variable is incarceration which explains the relationship between the dependent and independent variable.

 

 

 

Mothers and Daughters (Or Greeks and Romans)” (Buchan, 1976)

The article argues out that Britain has played a major role in influencing its culture into America and Europe. The dependent variable is America and Europe while the independent variable is Britain.

The Rhetoric of Political Corruption: Sociolinguistic, Dialectical, and Ceremonial Processes” (Gronbeck, 1976).

Political corruption is the dependent variable, while symbolic environments, ethnography and ethnomethology factors are the independent variables that affect political corruption. This article is written in the American context of corruption and tolerance.

Rhetorical Vision and the Persuasion of a Historical Movement: The Disciples of Christ in Nineteenth Century American Culture” (Hensley, 1975).

The Disciples of Christ movement (independent variable) through their vision (the moderator variable) was able to motivate (the intervening variable) the American people into joining their course hence influencing the American Culture (dependent variable).

Integrative and Revolutionary Capabilities” (Murvar, 1979).

Religion (independent variable) has the ability to bring change to the society (dependent variable) through its doctrines (moderator) that are said to meet the need of society change (intervening variable). This article is written in the context of the general society since religion has an effect on all societies.

References

Bonaparte, T.H. (1979). Multinational Corporations and culture in Liberia. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 38(3).

Buchan, A. (1976). Mothers and Daughters (Or Greeks and Romans).

Gronbeck, B.E. (1976). The Rhetoric of Political Corruption: Sociolinguistic, Dialectical, and Ceremonial Processes. The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 64, 155- 172.

Hensley, C.W. (1975) .Rhetorical Vision and the Persuasion of a Historical Movement: The Disciples of Christ in Nineteenth Century American Culture. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 61.

Lavender, A.D. (1977). The Contemporary Jewish Studies of Marshall Sklare.

Murvar, V. (1979). Integrative and Revolutionary Capabilities.

Rothman, D.J. (1978). Doing Time: Days, Months and Years in the Criminal Justice System. International journal of Comparative Sociology XIX 1-2.