History Of Databases: Condor 3, dBaseIII, and Omnifile

In the 1960’s, the use of main frame computers became widespread in many companies. To access vast amounts of stored information, these companies started to use computer programs like COBOL and FORTRAN. Data accessibility and data sharing soon became an important feature because of the large amount of information recquired by different departments within certain…

Dorothy Smith: History & Feminist theory

Born on July 6, 1926 in Northallerton Yorkshire England to Tom and Dorothy Place and her three brothers. The History Dorothy Edith Smith is a Canadian sociologist with research interest in sociology and many other disciplines including women’s studies, psychology and educational studies as well as sub-fields of sociology including feminist theory, family studies and…

What is Totalitarianism? History & Ideology

The twentieth century brought a radical reform of political systems in Europe, a trend of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, with political mannerisms like the world had never seen before, was developing throughout the continent. The anti-democratic movement primarily fueled the drive for these regimes; however reasons vary from country to country. Totalitarianism involves total control…

History the Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement

“When discrimination against Blacks, Jews, and women, though prevalent, is no longer officially sanctioned, discrimination against homosexuals is condoned by both church and state.” Two objectives Removal of laws and practices discriminating against homosexuals Acceptance of sexuality Considered an ethnic minority No permanent security Excluded Heterosexuals need to accept them as equals, not a sexual…

Canadian Code of Advertising: History, Society, Criticism

Canadian Code of Advertising The Canadian Code of Advertising Standards, which has been developed to promote the professional practice of advertising, was first published in 1963 The code sets the criteria for acceptable advertising and forms the basis upon which advertising is evaluated in response to consumer, trade, or special Advertising: any message expressed in…

East India Company: History & Development & Growth 1750-1776

A chartered company was an organization of merchants who were the recipients of a royal charter, granting them the exclusive right to trade as a monopoly in specific areas of the world.[i] The significance of chartered companies was their role in the development of colonization and imperialism.[ii] As the only domestic organization in their specific…